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As races multiply, so do awards

Apr 21 2:58 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"'Thirty percent of our runners come from outside Arkansas, and 90% of them come for the medal,' says race director Geneva Lamm." Read More

Boston: A Runner's View

Apr 21 2:51 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

“'How cold could it be once I get running?' she asked. Everyone was an optimist. No one was a realist." Read More

Kids get started on running for fitness

Mar 23 1:43 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"The Feelin' Good Mileage Club will involve more than 40,000 children at 120 elementary schools in West Michigan. Students will walk, jog or run around their school tracks and receive punches on 'Mile Marker' cards to earn recognition and prizes." Read More

Diet soda could be linked to waist size

Mar 18 2:48 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"Regularly drinking diet soda could impact waist size, say the authors of a study linking calorie-free colas to greater abdominal obesity in adults 65 years of age and older." Read More

Does Running Translate To Other Sports?

Feb 23 3:12 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"'Cycling will not translate as well to running as running translates to cycling—more muscle mass in running—and so on. Most runners could, after being used to the new techniques, perform well in cycling, triathlon, or cross-country skiing.'” Read More

For Longevity's Sake, Easy Does It?

Feb 03 4:38 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"Basically, the study still shows it's a much better option to prescribe some form of running as a part of a healthy lifestyle and that sedentary behavior is not a prescription for long-term health and mortality," said Dave Watt, executive director of the American Running Association and the American Medical Athletic Association. Read More

Study: Whole Grains Help You Live Longer

Jan 07 2:41 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health shows that each average daily serving of whole grains lowers a person's risk of dying from heart disease by 9 percent and lowers the overall risk of dying from anything by 5 percent over a quarter-century." Read More

Have Fitness Trackers Hit the Wall?

Jan 07 2:38 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"Looking ahead to 2015, wearable technology's most successful gaggle of gadgets to date is set to lose steam to the smartwatch." Read More

Chug and Run

Dec 03 7:05 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"'It’s part competition and part dare,' Mark Floreani, the event’s founder said. 'Drinking is fun. Running can be fun. But when you put them together, it’s just pain.'" Read More

New Fitness Trackers

Oct 27 1:44 p.m.

Article by: ARA Staff

"Fitbit on Monday unveiled three fitness trackers — including a “super watch” that could compete with Apple’s upcoming smart watch — in hopes of helping customers forget about its embarrassing product recall in February." Read More

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